Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

 

Contribute to ReadWriteThink

ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.

More

 

Professional Development

Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.

More

 

Did You Know?

Your students can save their work with Student Interactives.

More more

HomeClassroom ResourcesLesson Plans

Lesson Plan

Going Digital: Using e-Book Readers to Enhance the Reading Experience

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

 
Grades 2 – 4
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time One introductory 45-minute lesson and four additional 15-minute minilessons
Lesson Author

Lotta C. Larson, Ph.D.

Lotta C. Larson, Ph.D.

Manhattan, Kansas

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Compare and Contrast Electronic Text With Traditionally Printed Text

Students become familiar with the similarities and differences between electronic and printed text by comparing the textual aids included in a textbook with those of an educational website.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Defining Literacy in a Digital World

Through listing and observation, students identify the many texts that they read and compose—including books and magazines, television shows, movies, audio broadcasts, hypertexts, and animations.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

e-Book Reading and Response: Innovative Ways to Engage with Texts

Students in grades 5 through 12 read and respond to electronic books by using e-book tools and features, including digital note-taking capabilities.

 

back to top

 

PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

e-Reading and e-Responding: New Tools for the Next Generation of Readers

Contemporary transformations in digital technologies have prompted a reassessment of what literacy means and what is determined a “text.” Traditionally, text has been perceived as written messages and symbols in the forms of books, magazines, and newspapers. Today, text is recognized as much more than written words or images.

 

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Literacy Remix: Bridging Adolescents’ In and Out of School Literacies

This resources promotes the use new literacies to help students connect to school texts.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Position Statement

New Literacies and 21st-Century Technologies

IRA's position on recognizing an expanded conception of literacy and supporting learners as they use and interact with information and communication technologies.

 

Grades   2 – 5  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response

This article discusses the use of digital e-book readers in the classroom.

 

back to top